Category Archives: Announcements

Announcement: HathiTrust Research Center adds 5 billion pages to help scholars see farther

By the Editors | June 23, 2015

From the post: Partnering with close to 100 research libraries from around the world, HathiTrust holds about 595 terabytes of digitized textual data — that’s about 157 miles, or 10,000 tons of text. In 2010, HathiTrust launched the HTRC to help researchers around the world accomplish tera-scale data mining and textual analysis. The HTRC is […]

Announcement: Digital Classicist London Live-Casts

By The Editors | June 9, 2015

From the announcement: For the first time this year, the Digital Classicist London seminars will be live-cast via the Web, so colleagues who are unable to make it to the events themselves at 16:30 (British Summer Time) on a Friday afternoon, can watch and listen along at the DCLS YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIamtu1Z62wL5XRk2mE8HKw Or watch […]

Announcement: Critical Blogging in Archaeology, A Special Volume of Internet Archaeology

By the Editors | June 4, 2015

From the introduction: This special volume of Internet Archaeology collects the leading voices of blogging in archaeology to provide a critical examination of informal, online self-publication. This collection of articles is one result of over a decade of digital communication; the confluence of a conversation that grew from a few lonely voices to a tumultuous […]

Announcement: Virginia Digital Humanities Consortium now live!

By the Editors | June 4, 2015

From the announcement: The Virginia Digital Humanities Consortium, a project conceived of and begun at THATCamp Virginia last April at Virginia Tech, is now live at vadhconsortium.org. For more information, visit Virginia Digital Humanities Consortium now live! | THATCamp Virginia 2015

Announcement: Earn a Graduate Certificate in Digital Public Humanities Online

By The Editors | May 21, 2015

From the announcement: Digital tools and resources are transforming the ways in which we research, interpret, and communicate. Be part of this change by enrolling in the new graduate online Digital Public Humanities Certificate created by the Department of History and Art History and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George […]

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Announcement: Black Girls CODE DC Chapter Meet & Greet Kick Off Tickets, Washington

By The Editors | May 19, 2015

<![endif] [if lt IE 9]>From the announcement: We are Black Girls CODE, a nonprofit organization whose mission has transformed to a global movement to give young girls of color, age 7-17, the tools to become inventors, leaders and creators of their own future in the world’s technology economy. To date we have educated and introduced […]

Announcement: Digital Curation Workflow and Tools Workshop

By The Editors | May 14, 2015

The workshop covers essential questions that will need to be answered in order to create an efficient and sustainable workflow for digital preservation. The instructor will share digital preservation management strategies and provide practical planning tips and examples of workflows from differing organizations both large and small. Read the Full Post Here.

Announcement: National Digital Stewardship Alliance Seeking New Host Organization

By the Editors | May 7, 2015

From the announcement: Founded in 2010, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) is a consortium of institutions that are committed to the long-term preservation of digital information. NDSA’s mission is to establish, maintain and advance the capacity to preserve digital resources for the benefit of present and future generations. The NDSA comprises over 160 participating […]

Announcement: WWII Teacher Professional Development Website Goes Live

By the Editors | May 5, 2015

From the Announcement: The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (RRCHNM) is proud to announce the launch of Understanding Sacrifice (abmceducation.org/understandingsacrifice). Sponsored by the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC), this website is part of an 18-month professional development program for middle- and high-school teachers. Working with National History Day and RRCHNM, 18 teachers are […]